STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Montana’s wildfire funding running dry; Peoria’s new apprenticeship program; and a N.Y. public information officer’s unfortunate “butt dial.”
The Windy City plans to sue the federal government and “will continue to stand up to President Trump and his Justice Department.”
Research suggests that doula-assisted mothers are less likely to deliver babies with low birth weights or birth complications, and more likely to breast-feed their infants.
As the Trump administration looks to tie immigration enforcement compliance to federal grant funding, the U.S. attorney general continues to grumble about the nation’s third-largest city.
As is the pattern for overdose deaths in all age brackets, this spike has been driven primarily by opioids—most notably heroin
After the Charlottesville attack, Republican lawmakers are seeking to distance their efforts to pass driver immunity legislation.
States that have required private employers to use E-Verify have seen especially dramatic growth in the number of temporary workers. Experts say that’s no accident.
The U.S. attorney general may ultimately be forced to craft new regulations, at a time when President Trump wants less.
North Dakota has seen the fastest annualized growth since the recession and Illinois and Nevada the weakest expansions.
Unwilling to wait for local officials to act to take down a Civil War monument, a group of protesters took matters into their own hands Monday night.
Conference and convention planners say there is a powerful stigma associated with state travel bans, even if they only officially apply to state employees.